Tags:From the press release from Park Ridge Health:
Hendersonville, N.C. (June 11, 2012) – Three restaurants in Hendersonville and South Asheville are partnering with Park Ridge Health to raise awareness and funding for Wellness on Wheels (W. O. W.), a mobile medical unit that offers free and at-cost health screenings throughout Henderson and Buncombe counties. Through a program called “W. O. W. Wednesdays,” each restaurant will donate a percentage of the day’s sales to support Wellness on Wheels. On a specific Wednesday, the W. O. W. mobile unit will be at each restaurant location from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to provide free blood pressure, body mass index and blood glucose screenings by trained medical professionals , as well as personal educational sessions to explain results.
W.O.W. Wednesdays will follow this schedule in July:
·July 11: Frankie Bones at 2 Gerber Rd., Asheville (Open for lunch and dinner)
·July 18: Tupelo Honey Café at 1829 Hendersonville Rd.
·July 25: Chick –fil-A at 52 Highland Square Drive, Hendersonville
Last year, Wellness on Wheels provided early detection health screenings to 5,400 local residents at no cost, providing health services of nearly $900,000.
About Park Ridge Health:
Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of more than 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including state-of-the-art surgery suites, a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a network of nearly 80 family and specialty physicians, nationally accredited cancer services, a comprehensive wound care and hyperbaric center and full-service orthopedic care. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).